Allied Health Professional - Reform Implementation (526209d)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 7, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for an Allied Health Professional - Reform Implementation vacancy.

Please note this position is also being advertised as a Nursing Manager – Reform Implementation (526209d) and only one position will be filled on merit.

Salary

$109,108 to $116,218 per annum

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 4

Award

Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible until 27 July 2023.

Location

Burnie or Launceston

Duties

  • Coordinate the implementation of endorsed TMHRP OSMs across the North and North West in accordance with best practice principles and within a collaborative multidisciplinary framework.

  • Provide expert advice and recommendations to the health service/facility Executive and relevant committees/forums in relation to TMHRP and associated practices, policies and procedures.

  • Provide expert advice on TMHRP related matters to local staff and stakeholders, including the delivery of educational activities for staff as required

  • Provide regular reports on the progress of the operationalisation of the TMHRP across the North and North West to the Group Director, Reform Implementation the SMHS Reform Program Steering Committee and other committees and forums as and when required.

  • Provide leadership in contemporary mental health practice and promote an environment conducive to innovation and change.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia; or

  • Degree in Social Work giving eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers; or

  • Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Relevant post graduate study and/or qualifications

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) 526209d Allied Health Professional - Reform Implementation HP04 (August 2021) HR.pdf
(image) 526209d Allied Health Professional - Reform Implementation HP04 (August 2021) HR.docx
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Raelene Tabor
Group Director - Mental Health Services (North/North West)
Phone: (03) 6777 4382
Email: raelene.tabor@ths.tas.gov.au

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